Queer River Cruise 2025


From 2.590€.
07 nights from July 5 to July 12, 2025

The LGTBQ+ cruise you can't wait to go on

Join our exciting LGBT group tour on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, where you will be immersed in spectacular scenery, vibrant culture and fascinating history. From iconic cities to charming villages, this ALL-inclusive LGBTQ group river cruise promises an unforgettable experience. Enjoy a journey of discovery complete with shore excursions designed to explore the best of each destination, immerse yourself in exclusive cultural experiences with EmeraldPLUS and stay active with our EmeraldACTIVE program. In addition, everything is included so you can relax and enjoy yourself to the fullest without worries. Get ready to experience unforgettable moments on this fully organized LGBT trip!


Get ready to live an experience you will not easily forget. Throughout this river cruise you will get to know up to eight cities that you will hardly forget.

Day 1/ Budapest
Welcome to the “Pearl of the Danube”. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your Emerald Cruises Star-Ship, where your friendly captain and crew will be waiting to welcome you. Tonight, join your fellow guests for a traditional Hungarian dinner followed by a folkloric performance on board.
Day 2 / Budapest
Explore the cobblestone medieval quarter of Budapest today, as you embark on a bus tour of the UNESCO World, City Center listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. as a heritage. Your guide will highlight a number of architectural marvels of all epochs, which will allow to follow a journey from the Roman beginnings of Budapest up to the addition of ornate Romanesque and Baroque architecture in the following centuries. If you are feeling more active, you may choose to hike to Buda Hill. The area The surrounding area has been rebuilt several times, the most recent after the World War II air raids. Some baroque houses of the XVIII are still standing, the best explored of the medieval roads and alleys in the area around the Buda Castle.
Day 3 / Bratislava
Relax on board as we sail to the capital of Slovakia this morning. This graceful nation of leafy avenues became a country of independent in 1993, and since then, Bratislava has flourished as a new capital city and has made a name for itself as a cultural hub where different styles music are as easily celebrated as the region’s medieval past. The romantic cobblestone path through the city is yours for the taking. explore with your local guide, while enjoying a walking tour of the old town. including the Slovak National Theatre and a variety of museums, the Gothic and Art Nouveau buildings. Alternatively, embark on a guided hike to Bratislava Castle, a landmark of the full of legends that seem to have come from the pages of a fairy tale. for kids. This impressive building has been rebuilt several times over the years. most of them recently in Renaissance style.
Day 4 / Vienna
Wide boulevards and world-renowned art exhibitions welcome you to Vienna, the cradle of the revolutionary breakthrough in the fields of music and music technology. psychology. The city perfectly encapsulates the opulence of the Hasburgs. Monarchy and its ornate baroque palaces, some of which you will see during your guided bus tour along the Ringstrasse, followed by a tour of the Ringstrasse and a the center of the city, declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations. UNESCO, and its surrounding classical architectural styles, evidence of the melting pot of artistic influences that existed here at the beginning of the 20th century. If you’re feeling more active, you may choose to explore on two wheels, cycling along from the river to the Danube Island
Day 5 / Dürnstein - Melk
Suspended effortlessly in time, Dürnstein is one of the most the Wachau wine-growing region, where the delightfully warm climate of the creates the perfect setting for viticulture. Today, you can choose to walk along the ruins of Dürnstein Castle, where an enchanting panoramic view of the surrounding medieval villages, rows of beautifully arranged vines, vineyards and a wooded backdrop will certainly delight. Later, cruise through the Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the UNESCO World Heritage site, passing through medieval villages, terraced vineyards and areas of natural beauty. Upon your arrival in Melk, enjoy a guided tour of the Melk Abbey, originally a luxurious castle that was given to the monks as a gift. Benedictines during the 11th century. This opulent baroque building houses some of the most important the most important collections of medieval manuscripts in the world.
Day 6 / Passau
Narrow cobblestone streets and the aroma of freshly baked gingerbread welcome you to Passau, a city nestled at the confluence of three of the world’s most important Europe’s main waterways. This important historical commercial center borders Austria, and a distinctive mix of cultures can be found here. Your local guide will take you on a sightseeing tour of the city, touching on its landmarks historic buildings, which include the baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral with its columns and ornate frames and the Altes Rathaus, or Town Hall, collection of 8 historic patrician houses that were built between the 14th and 15th centuries.
Day 7 / Ressengburg
After breakfast, it is time to disembark from the Star-Ship for your transfer to the airport, taking souvenirs from old libraries and the iconic skylines of the of Europe with you. This itinerary is only a guide and may be modified for operational reasons, and force majeure such as; high or low water levels. As such, the cruise may change some of the items listed above. See our terms and conditions for more information.
Will you join us?
  • 7 nights lodging in selected category
  • Transfer Airport / Boat / Airport exclusive for embarkation and disembarkation days.
  • A la Carte Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Restaurants and Buffets
  • 24/7 Tea and Coffee Station
  • Unlimited wines, beverages and sparkling wines during lunches and dinners
  • Unlimited drinks and cocktails at the bar all day long
  • Excursions in all Docks in Spanish (Ports)
  • Unlimited Wi Fi
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • Theme Parties, Onboard Music Concerts
  • Bicycle Rides
  • Tips on board
  • Port Taxes
  • Any service not specified in the section “Your trip includes”.

  • Optional excursions (please consult).


Danube Pearls
  • (double cabin; single supplement not included)

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